Alycia Lane is a multi-Emmy and esteemed Edward R. Murrow award-winning journalist with over 15 years of experience in television news. She’s also won two coveted Golden Mic Awards.
Lane most recently served as primary morning television news anchor for KNBC station where she was heralded for her live and continuous coverage of the Boston Bombings. Lane was in Boston cheering on a friend at the Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. Lane rushed into action, reporting live via phone just moments after the attacks. Her tireless and nonstop experiential coverage continued for days as she uniquely reported for NBC’s Nightly News, The Today Show, Extra and multiple television and radio news outlets. Lane also received her second “Edward R. Murrow” Award for writing a special story about a mysterious disorder called ‘Angelman Syndrome’.
Prior to Los Angeles, she worked as Principal Weeknight Anchor of CBS 3 Philadelphia’s Eyewitness News at 4, 6 and 11 pm from 2003-2008. There, she earned multiple Emmys and received her first ‘Edward R. Murrow’ Award in 2007 for Overall Excellence in Large Market News. At CBS 3 Lane also hosted a weekly series, “A Woman’s View,” which took a look at issues unique to women. During football season, anchoring live from Jacksonville, Florida during Super Bowl XXXIX, Lane could also be seen in Home Field Advantage, a news series that profiled Eagles players at home.
Lane’s career spanned many major TV markets. Before coming to Philadelphia, Lane served as weekend anchor and reporter for WTVJ-TV, the NBC station in Miami, Florida. She joined that station in 2001, quickly distinguishing herself with her coverage of the impact of September 11th on the region, from the hunt for suspected terrorists to her in-depth reports on the backlash felt by Florida’s Muslim community. Her major assignments there also included Hurricanes Michelle and Isadore and the investigation into the anthrax attack on the National Enquirer tabloid publisher American Media. Previously, Lane was a reporter and fill-in anchor for WSVN, the FOX affiliate in Miami where she covered the Elian Gonzalez story.
Lane was also a “one-man band” anchor/reporter for cable news station News 12 in New York – where she shot, wrote, produced and edited her own stories. Here, she covered the shooting death of Amadou Diallo by New York City police, among other stories. As a result of one of her investigative pieces there, she is credited with helping to free a wrongly accused man from prison. Lane began her career as a Washington-based reporter for KSNT-TV in Topeka, Kansas while completing her master’s degree.
Lane, who is fluent in Spanish and of Puerto Rican heritage, received her undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Albany in Spanish Language and Literature, graduating with honors. Later she received her Master Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism. She is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
A native of Long Island, New York, she now resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two young children. She’s an avid yogi, specialty cake baker, and home designer. She is currently working on real estate projects in the LA area.